Tailgating on Lake Washington offers one of the of the most unique fan experiences in all of football. Don’t worry if you don’t have a boat as there are plenty of boat rentals available. There is no better place to tailgate before a Huskies football game then Husky Harbor where you’ll find plenty of food, drinks, and fun.
2. The Wave
This famous traditional fan gesture originated at Husky Stadium and continues to live on every year. The wave can be seen circling Husky Stadium numerous times throughout a game, so join in on the fun.
3. Husky Stadium
Husky Stadium has been the home of Husky football since 1920 meaning that a lot of history has been made here. The stadium has been home to two national championship teams over the course of its life and will hopefully host much more as the stadium underwent major renovations before the 2013 season.
4. The Zone
Located behind the East end zone, this area provides local favorites and a unique experience for fans. Here you’ll find the quality of food unmatched by any of the other concession stands in the stadium. If you’re looking to find the best game day cuisine, then look no further than The Zone.
5. Go Huskies
At every home game, fans have their traditional chant to help cheer on the Huskies at home games. One-half of the stadium yells “GO” and the other half responds with “HUSKIES.” Join in on this chant to get into the game day spirit and show off your Huskies pride.
6. Off-Leash Deck
Husky Stadium provides the fans with a unique experience of being able to purchase beer and wine inside the stadium during the game. Husky Heritage ticket holders have exclusive access to this area located on the northwest corner of Husky Stadium. Make sure to buy a Husky Heritage ticket, so that you can get the most out of your Huskies football game day experience.
7. Harry the Husky and Dubs
The Washington Huskies have two mascots an anthropomorphic husky named Harry the Husky and an Alaskan Malamute named Dubs. Check out these two mascots as they entertain the fans during breaks in play.
8. Apple Cup
Washington and Washington State play annually for the Apple Cup. The rivalry began in 1900 when the Huskies and Cougars tied 5 all in Seattle. The two teams started playing every year in 1946 with odd years being played in Seattle and even years in Pullman. The Huskies hold a 69-32-6 all-times series lead and will look to extend the lead this season in Seattle.
9. Lake Washington and Seattle Skyline
The upper deck at Husky Stadium provides a great view of both Lake Washington and the Seattle Skyline making it one of the most beautiful stadiums in the country. You can even get a view of Seattle’s most famous landmark, The Space Needle, which makes for an excellent photo op.
10. Bow Down to Washington
“Bow Down to Washington” is the official fight song for the Huskies. It was written in 1915 by Lester J. Wilson during a competition that was requesting a new song for the university. This is usually performed by the Husky marching band, and was first used at the Washington-California football game on November 6, 1915, where the Huskies earned a 72-0 home victory. Learn the words and join in on the singing to truly immerse yourself in the Huskies game day experience.